[Python-Dev] [PEP 3148] futures - execute computations asynchronously

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Tue Mar 16 23:10:41 CET 2010

Brian Quinlan wrote:
> I take it that the thread/process pool should be unlimited in size.
> Should every thread/process exit when it finishes its job or should
> there be a smarter collection strategy?

I'd be inclined to do something slightly smarter, similar to what we do
with memory overallocation for mutable containers.


Nick Coghlan   |   ncoghlan at gmail.com   |   Brisbane, Australia

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